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Astri appoints Cheung Nim-kwan as CEO

Tuesday 2 December 2008 | 08:40 CET | News
Hong Kong's Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (Astri) has appointed Cheung Nim-kwan as its chief executive officer for a three-year term. Before joining Astri, Nim-kwan was the executive consultant of Telcordia Technologies in the US and the president of the international IEEE communications society in 2006 and 2007. He joined Bell Laboratories upon his graduation to conduct pioneering research in single-mode fibre optic systems. In 1984, Nim-kwan became district manager of Advanced Lightwave Technology in Bell communications Research. He joined Telcordia Technologies in 1999 as vice president of applied research government programme. Nim-kwan has been serving as a consulting professor in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University since 2004. He has also served on the Electrical Engineering advisory boards of Columbia University, Polytechnic University of New York and New Jersey Institute of Technology.


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